Bradley Walsh adds celebrity sparkle to Cromer Carnival glamorous granny contest

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

TV star Bradley Walsh added a touch of celebrity sparkle to Cromer Carnival's glamorous grandmother contest, when he popped in to pick a winner after crowning this year's 'royal' family on Sunday.

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Mr Walsh, 59, chose local gran-of-one Trudy Wright, 54, from the line-up, which included grandmothers aged from in their 40s, to over 80.

It followed Mr Walsh crowning Jessica Foster as this year's Miss Cromer earlier in the day.

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Also on Sunday's programme was a bonny baby contest won by 10-month-old Callum Branch, a knobbly knees contest won by John Oliver, of Norwich, and a children's fancy dress competition featuring entries ranging from a crab and a bumble bee, to a pair of Cromer peregrine falcon chicks, which bagged first prize for siblings Emily and Elsie Davies.

Carnival committee member Claire Claxton, who has been organising the trio of traditional competitions since 1991, said families enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the day, which also included a gymkhana and a 200-entry custom car show.

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

She added: "It's just something that people have loved since the beginning of carnival and I think what is particularly nice is that it encompasses every age group."

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

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Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture:

Bradley Walsh with glamorous grandmother winner Trudy Wright, 54, at Cromer Carnival 2019. Picture: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

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